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Cricket World Dice Cricket County Championship Round 10 Day 3 : Div 2 Latest news, Scores and Updates

Leicestershire completed a 10 wicket win over Sussex today
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All the Latest news, Scores and Updates from day 3 of the Cricket World Dice Cricket County Championship Round 10 – Division 2 – there were early wins for Leicestershire, Middlesex and Durham today.

 

Derbyshire v Nottinghamshire

Match Summary

Nottinghamshire 181 (Moores 45*, Rampaul 6/68) & 334 (Mullaney 88, Duckett 56, Hameed 52, Nash 50, Critchley 3/65)

Derbyshire 148 (Fletcher 3/19) & 300/7 (Hughes 90, Hosein 72, Hudson-Prentice 58*, Mullaney 3/77)                                             

                                            

Day 3 was a very tense but exciting days play in the Virtual County Championship. Nottinghamshire started the day firm favourites to win the match and they may still do but things are a lot more even by the close.

Derbyshire knocked over the Nottinghamshire tail to give themselves an unlikely victory target of 367 to win. An hour into that run chase when Derbyshire were five down for not many it looked all over, however Hughes (90), Hosein (72) & Hudson-Prentice (58*) have given the home team a chance tomorrow of victory.                        

 

Leicestershire v Sussex

Match Summary

Sussex 204 (Salt 42, Wright 6/61) & 188 (Salt 49, Taylor 5/80, Davis 4/39)

Leicestershire 375/7dec (Horton 146, Dearden 102, Bopara 3/52) & 22/0

Result – Leicestershire won by 10 wickets                          

Leicestershire completed an impressive 10 wicket win against Sussex to continue their march towards Division 1 of the Virtual County Championship next season.

Taylor claimed a 5-wicket haul and Davis four to bowl Sussex out for 188. They knocked off the 19 they needed with no dramas and in doing so claimed 23 points.                                                                                             

                             

                                                           

Middlesex v Glamorgan

Match Summary                            

Middlesex 263 (Holden 45, Hogan 4/78) & 247 (Roland-Jones 72, Hogan 5/86)

Glamorgan 137 (Finn 7/71) & 243 (Humphrey 75, Harris 4/56)  

Result – Middlesex won by 130 runs      

Middlesex wrapped up the victory here at Merchant Taylor's with a day to spare. They won by 130 and this will see them keep the pressure on towards the top of Division 2 in the Virtual County Championship.

Glamorgan played the price for the first innings with the bat and it was that innings that cost them this match. Humphrey made 75 but ultimately Harris's 4/56 was far more important to his team.                                                                                                                                                   

 

Worcestershire v Durham

Match Summary

Worcestershire 180 (Ali 50, Whiteley 47, Rushworth 4/72) & 301 (Whiteley 62, Leach 49, Coughlin 4/67)

Durham 231 (Harte 74, Tongue 6/97) & 252/7 (Burnham 88, Trevaskis 60, Coughlin 56, Leach 4/62)

Result – Durham won by 3 wickets

Durham earned a vital win late on day 3 by chasing the 250 they needed. Worcestershire were well placed but managed only 100 more with their last five wickets which proved crucial to Durham's chances.

Burnham, Trevaskis and Coughlin were the heroes of the run chase and this win is vital in the quest of lifting Durham off the foot of the table.      

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